Irina is a Slavic feminine given name, meaning peace (from ancient Greek εἰρήνη).
Variant forms include Iryna and Arina.
People named Irina Irina Antonenko, Miss Russia 2010Irina Baskakova, Soviet track and field sprinterIrina-Camelia Begu, Romanian tennis playerIrina Bespalova, Russian butterfly swimmerIrina Deleanu, Romanian former individual rhythmic gymnastIrina Ionesco, French photographerIrina Iordachescu, Romanian soprano opera singerIrina Khakamada, Russian politicianIrina Kostyuchenkova, Ukrainian javelin throwerIrina Krush, chess playerIrina Lashko, Russian-born Australian diverIrina Lazareanu, Romanian-born Canadian modelIrina Livezeanu, Romanian-born American historianIrina Mikitenko, Kazakhstan-born German long-distance runner, former winner of both the Berlin and London marathonsIrina Pantaeva, Siberian fashion model and actressIrina Podyalovskaya, Soviet middle distance runnerIrina Press, Soviet 2x Olympic champion (80-m hurdles & pentathlon)Irina Rodnina, Soviet figure skaterIrina Saari, Finnish pop singer, better known by her mononym IrinaIrina Sharipova, 1st runner-up at Miss Russia 2010. Contestant of Miss World 2010 and representative of RussiaIrina Shayk, model originally from RussiaIrina Slutskaya, Russian world champion figure skaterIrina Tebenikhina, Russian volleyball playerIrina Toneva, Russian pop singerIrina Ufimtseva, Russian freestyle swimmerIrina Voronina, Playboy Playmate originally from Russia
Fictional characters Irina, the child protagonist in Magdalen Nabb's 'The Enchanted Horse'.Irina Derevko, KGB and Covenant terrorist, a main character in the Alias seriesIrina Palm, pseudonym of the main character in 2007 film of the same nameIrina Spalko, a fictional Soviet Union KGB agent in the film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal SkullIrina Clayton, a.k.a. Choir, a former member of the Xavier Institute student body and the Street Team X-Men in the Marvel Comics UniverseIrina, One of the three sisters in Anton Chekhov's play 'Three Sisters'Irina Kerchenkov, a Russian model in Sarra Manning's Fashionistas book seriesIrina Denali, a member of the Denali coven in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
Geography Irina River, a Romanian tributaryIrina, a village in Andrid Commune, Satu Mare County, Romania